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derepress

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verb de·re·press \ˌdē-ri-ˈpres\

Definition of derepress

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to activate (a gene or enzyme) by releasing from a blocked state

derepression

play \-ˈpre-shən\ noun


1960

First Known Use of derepress

1960

Rhymes with derepress

ABS, acquiesce, baroness, bitter cress, CBS, coalesce, convalesce, crown princess, DES, decompress, deliquesce, dispossess, due process, effervesce, effloresce, evanesce, full-court press, gentilesse, granny dress, in-process, inverness, Inverness, less and less, letterpress, luminesce, Lyonnesse, minidress, more or less, nonetheless, obsolesce, otherguess, overdress, pennycress, phosphoresce, politesse, prepossess, preprocess, recrudesce, repossess, reprocess, retrogress, second-guess, SOS, sweaterdress, underdress, watercress, window-dress, word process


Medical Dictionary

derepress

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transitive verb de·re·press \ˌdē-ri-ˈpres\

Medical Definition of derepress

  1. :  to activate (a gene or enzyme) by releasing from a blocked state

derepression

\-ˈpresh-ən\play noun



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